Friday, 27 April 2018

…a sound in their voices which suggested rum

Sharing a card featuring a third stamp from the Cocktails Blueprint set from Tim Holtz.

This time I’m playing over at Global Design Project where they want to see sunshine.  So I’ve gone with vibrant colours and a very summery cocktail complete with a slice of the sun, aka pineapple, and umbrella to ward off those dangerous rays!

My layout follows the sketch at The Paper Players, with my drink acting as the main focal shape.  To do up my drink I stamped it on heat resistant acetate and embossed in black.  I then coloured the shine on the glass with a Copic and added some white reflection.  On some water colour paper I stamped another drink and coloured up the non-glass elements, which I then paper pieced to the clear glass.  I realised too late I should have masked out the ‘rum’ in the centre of the glass given I had to trim off the other blueprint elements as they were way too thin to fussy cut.

Finished my card off with another fab chippie from Make it Crafty.  As I’ve kept the whole card CAS I am also linking it up at Addicted to Stamps and More.  Am really having a ball with these cocktail stamps, might make up a card with the last one in the set before the weekend is out.

Glass BG32
Chalks & Powders etc
Stampendous! Embossing Powder ~ Detail Black
Make it Crafty Chipboard Layered Words ~ 2¾'' Hooray
Inks & Paints etc
Molotow Paint Marker ~ Signal White
Tim Holtz Distress Archival Ink ~ Black Soot
Tim Holtz Distress Ink ~ Aged Mahogany, Festive Berries, Fossilized Amber, Mowed Lawn, Mustard Seed, Rusty Hinge, Squeezed Lemonade, Twisted Citron & Wild Honey
Tim Holtz Distress Markers ~ Black Soot, Mowed Lawn & Twisted Citron
Bazzill Burlap Cardstock ~ Ruby Red
Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock ~ Marshmallow
Crafter’s Companion ~ Heat Resistant Acetate
Fabriano Watercolor Paper ~ 200gsm Hot Pressed
Maja Design Coffee in the Arbour ~ Lemon Meringue Pie
Stampin’ Up! Cardstock ~ Daffodil Delight
Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Collection ~ CMS335 Cocktails Blueprint
Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Super fun card...I love that you stamped on the acetate, it makes the glass look so REAL! Yum! Thanks for sharing this with the Players this week!

  2. Cheers! This is such a fun card and I love that drink (on and off a card)! Thanks for playing over at The Paper Players this week!

  3. You've certainly created the sunshine for me - it's just like a drink I once had in a bar in Tahiti (except for rum on the glass). I'm most impressed by the way you've created the glass out of embossed acetate - I wondered how you got it looking so shiny and 3D. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players this week.

  4. Such cheerful and energetic card! Love the colors and the layout too. Thank you for sharing your card with ATSM!

  5. What a Fabulous Card and love the design.xxxooo


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